At last, I finally got my hands on Mega Man: Rush Marine. That’s the non-Japanese Mega Man game for cell phones that came out in 2009, in case you forgot. The early screens looked promising, but the game didn’t seem to live up to a lot of expectations, which I guess is why it’s hard to find a lot of detailed information about it. When it came time to renew my cellphone contract, I figured, “eh, why not?” and now I’m the owner of a BlackBerry Curve with Mega Man Rush Marine installed on it.
This post is all about the robotic species that inhabit the Izgasara Islands. I’ve read that there are supposed to be 14 enemies, but by my count it’s way more. I’ve divided them by habitat, like Shallow Water or Volcanic Reef. Last but not least comes the bosses themselves. The enemy names, uncreative as they are, were taken from former Mega Man games, from the Achievements of the game (names like “shark” “mine” “piranha” “the boss of Isle of the Deep” and so on), or made up by me. Please don’t take them for official. Now, get ready to explore Wily’s wonders of the undersea world.
Flying bird robot that drops boulders,
Spinning flying thorny robot,
Of the Sniper Joe series, armed with a shield and buster.
A Mettaur-styled Mole, attacks from above.
A small fish that swims toward an enemy,
This can fire in one of three directions.
Trap that can cause instant death. Will explode if shot enough, or Ink Spray can disable it temporarily.
|Shallow Water Only
Bird robot that plunges into the water,
Fish robots that swim in formation,
Fish robots that swarm together.
Sleeps until disturbed, then lunges to attack.
Manta ray robot, from Mega Man 4.
Of the Sniper Joe series, this robot uses a harpoon. Only appears in Orca Isle.
|Volcanic Reef Only
Raises the spikes on its back before firing.
Starts spinning when it spots an enemy,
A school of little fish surround a larger red fish. The smaller ones will separate to attack.
Barrier that’s harmful if you get caught in it.
Crawls along the floor, then jumps to attack with its shell. Only appears in Claw Reef.
Things might get inky if you run into this.
Sea turtle robot with a light-up shell.
Only appears in Turtle Keys.
|Deep Water Only
Robotic shrimp from Mega Man 2.
Seeks to lock its gaping jaws into its enemies.
Slow moving robots that often appear in great numbers.
Opens its shell to fire its hidden cannon.
That is one crazy-looking robot.
Can shock enemies with its body for a short time. Only appears in Electric Inlet.
Weapon: Water Spout
Weapon: Piranha Gun
Weapon: Barbed Harpoon
Weapon: Spiked Shield
Weapon: Ink Spray
Weapon: Turtle Torpedo
|Isle of the Deep
Weapon: Depth Charge
Weapon: Spark Shock
Special Boss Refight #1
Special Boss Refight #2
If you want to read more about the plot and story of the game, I’ve also uploaded a script of MM:RM to GameFaqs. Go read it!